Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 14, 2019

TROUT RUN ROADS CLOSED AFTER VIOLENT CRASH A vehicle crash in which one driver was seriously injured, occurred Friday afternoon near Trout Run.  According to State Police, a mixer truck, driven by 40 year old Donald Pfleegor of Muncy, was travling south on State Route 14, as 21 year old Hunter Sanabria of Burlington, PA…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 11, 2019

DRIVER’S NAME RELEASED IN ROUTE 15 ROLLOVER Police have released information about the accident that closed Route 15 South in Cogan House Township this week. 51 year old Kevin Nicholson of New York lost control and overturned his tractor trailer just south of Route 184 about 7:30 am Tuesday morning.  PennDOT reported that the clean…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 10, 2019

MAN TESTIFIED AGAINST ALLEGED SERIAL BURGLAR The accomplice to an alleged serial burglar in Williamsport testified in court yesterday saying he helped rob more than 6 homes in October of 2016.  According to court records, Wilbur Kramer, Jr said he and Ronald Shoop, Jr. of Jersey Shore, who is Kramer’s cousin, randomly stole from homes…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 9, 2019

PEDESTRIAN SERIOUSLY HURT IN ACCIDENT There are more details about the pedestrian who was struck yesterday morning in Loyalsock Township around 7:30 in the morning.  Old Lycoming Township police chief Joseph Hope told the Sun Gazette that Kylie Major was crossing in front of her home at the 2300 block of Lycoming Creek Road from…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 8, 2019

BACTERIAL INFECTION CAUSES DEATH OF THREE INFANTS National News outlets are reporting details this morning about the deaths of three premature babies at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville allegedly due to a waterborne bacteria.  PennLive reports that eight newborns in the neonatal unit were struck with an infection, four have recovered and one is still…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 7, 2019

TIOGA COUNTY MAN DIES IN ONE CAR WRECK In a one car accident a Tioga County man was pronounced dead at the scene on State Route 328 in Jackson Township.  Thirty one year old Dennis Gee of Tioga, was traveling west on Route 328 around 5am Sunday near Button Hill Road when his vehicle went…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 4, 2019

RETRIAL SOUGHT IN MURDER CASE A Philadelphia man serving a life sentence after being convicted of the first degree murder committed in Williamsport in June of 2014, is seeking a retrial.  In 2016, a jury found Rashawn Williams guilty of killing Aaron Lowry at an establishment on West Third Street, but the Sun Gazette reports…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 3, 2019

MULTI VEHICLE ACCIDENT SHUTS DOWN I-80 A multi-vehicle crash on I-80 East near Buckhorn yesterday shut down the interstate for almost 2 hours.  PennDOT says the interstate reopened around 10am after the operator of a tractor trailer started a chain reaction of accidents which closed the road.  State Police in Bloomsburg said David Toler of…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 2, 2019

VICTIM LIFE-FLIGHTED AFTER ATV CRASH There was an ATV crash in the Pennsdale area last evening that required one person to be lifelflighted to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. The Sun Gazette reports that the ATV accident was reported at about 6pm Tuesday off of Quaker Church Road in Muncy Township.  A second ambulance was…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 1, 2019

PASSENGERS IDENTIFIED AFTER HELICOPTER CRASH Police have released the names of the people injured in the helicopter crash that occurred on the final night of the 2019 Bloomsburg Fair.  The Sun Gazette reports that 42 year old Jennifer Zielewicz of Trout Run and 33 year old Maria Portlatin of Williamsport both sustained minor injuries when…more »

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